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Ambient Recording EMP5S Electret Microphone Power Adapter for Lectrosonics Microphones


Ambient Recording EMP5S Overview

The EMP5S Electret Microphone Power Adapter from Ambient Recording allows hardwired use of a lavalier mic by converting phantom 48V to 5.6V electret power, and outputs an electronically balanced signal with low impedance. This adapter is designed for use with Lectrosonics microphones and converts a 5-pin Switchcraft connector to a standard 3-pin XLR male connector.

Ambient Recording EMP5S Specs

Adapter Type
Converts phantom 48 V to electret 5.6 V power
5-pin Switchcraft to 3-pin XLR male
2.1" (53 mm) approx.
Adapter: 0.8" (20 mm) approx.
Switchcraft connector: 0.4" (11 mm)
2.05 oz (58 g) approx.
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5 x 3.3 x 1.8"

Ambient Recording EMP5S Reviews

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Will this work with a Sanken COS11 with a TA5 connector?
Asked by: William David
This converter will operate with any mic that has a TA5 connector wired for Lectrosonics transmitters.
Answered by: Jeff P.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Will this power a Tram TR 50 lavalier positive ...

Will this power a Tram TR 50 lavalier positive bias?
Asked by: Michael
As long as that Tram TR50 is wired in a ta5f connection for Lectrosonics, then yes this should work for that mic.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2020-08-31


Hi, will this adapter work with Audio Technica MT830cT5 lavs?
Asked by: Paul
If that AT lav mic is wired for Lectrosonics TA5 connectors then sure it would.
Answered by: Allen C.
Date published: 2018-08-27


Will this adapter work with earlier Sony wireless connectors?
Asked by: Ted
As far as I know, if your Lavalier Mic is wired for use with Lectrosonics Transmitters, this power supply should work.
Answered by: MARK I.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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